As part of ongoing efforts to remake its image as a piracy haven, China has closed 205 Web sites in the past three months during a crackdown on illegal downloads of music and films and investigated…
A federal judge wagged a finger at record labels, ordering them to pay attorney costs for a woman they unsuccessfully sued for illegal music downloads.
At the McGraw Hill Companies' Media Summit today, the News Corp. chairman said that he doubts whether he will support her presidential campaign but found her "very considerable and very intelligent."…
Media moguls gone wild? In a freewheeling interview at a New York media event Thursday, News Corp. chairman-CEO Rupert Murdoch caused a frenzy when he let it slip that Fox was reteaming with Sacha…
Vivendi Universal's former chairman Jean-Marie Messier was questioned for four hours in Paris on Wednesday by two French High Court investigating magistrates in connection with a long-running…
Rupert Murdoch said Thursday that he doubts the Chandler family will successfully take over Tribune Co. "I don't really believe it's going to happen," he said at a Gotham media conference, even as…
Industry Lobbyist Resigns: John Feehery is stepping down from his post at the MPAA to start his own consulting firm. In 2005, with the GOP still in the majority, MPAA chief Dan Glickman had tapped…
Two veteran Broadway lawyers, Mark Sendroff and Jason Baruch, have teamed up to form the entertainment law firm Sendroff & Baruch.
The first man in the world to be charged for distributing movies on the Internet was granted permission to appeal his conviction.
Dominic Sena will direct Kate Beckinsale in action-thriller "Whiteout," the first movie to go into production under Joel Silver's new Dark Castle Entertainment genre label.
No. 2 vidgame publisher Activision saw its profit shoot up 84% last quarter as costs dropped on virtually flat sales. Like competitor Electronic Arts, Activision wasn't able to significantly increase…